If you are presently experiencing a dental emergency, please call 13 13 96 to speak to a member of the Smile Solutions team in Melbourne. For after-hours contact, call 0419 555 011.
Common signs of an emergency:
toothache, sensitivity to hot and/or cold, and mild to moderate facial swelling
ear pain and/or headache, difficulty opening the mouth, chewing or speaking
chipped or badly broken teeth, displaced teeth, lost fillings or crowns
gum pain, bleeding from the gums and abscesses.
Our dentists can treat all of these conditions.
Medical emergencies and WHAT TO DO
In rare cases, a dental emergency may be part of a medical emergency.
Are you having difficulty breathing?
Is there significant swelling near your jaw?
Are you having difficulty swallowing?
Are you unable to eat or drink?
If you answer YES to question 1, or if you answer YES to 2 or more of the above questions, we recommend that you dial 000 for an ambulance or go straight to your nearest hospital Accident and Emergency Department. You will most likely be classified as Triage 1, for immediate treatment.